TAIPEI, Taiwan - Jonathan Schoop's two-run homer helped give the Netherlands a spot in the next round of the World Baseball Classic with a 4-1 victory over Australia on Tuesday.
The win gave the Dutch a 2-1 record in Group B and made sure they will play in the second round in Tokyo. Schoop's homer capped a three-run second inning for the Dutch.
Starting pitcher Robbie Cordemans allowed two hits in five innings.
Australia finished at 0-3.